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heavykevie
03-25-2006, 12:41 PM
before everyone gets sick of my nebwi questions, who's 8.8ed they're yj, I got a d2 8.8 which is the 4.10 tracklock model but am not sure about drive shaft alteration since the yokes are different and e brake issues. Thanks.

Matt
03-26-2006, 01:05 PM
no problem. i should have the proper yoke and u-joint back in stock next week. just put an 8.8 in an xj last week so i gotta reorder.

Nutbar
03-26-2006, 01:53 PM
If you have the drum brake 8.8 you can use the E brake cables off of the old dana 35 if you have the disc brake 8.8 you can modify the old E brake cables get some cable crimps and make a loop on the end of the cable and crimp it.

and Matt does usually stock the rest of the dshaft conversion parts both he and I do those conversions all the time. Call Jeap Thrills for Matt 604 465 5559

heavykevie
03-26-2006, 04:31 PM
what would it cost me to have one of you guys install it or help me with it, I am a machinist so can make custom parts or whatever you might need.

Nutbar
03-26-2006, 04:36 PM
I could do it at my shop in about 4 to 5 hrs at $50/hr plus parts

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Evan the Blue
03-26-2006, 04:45 PM
Nutbar & Matt did my 8.8 a couple of yrs ago and never had a prob. [5]